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Corbin man indicted for plotting to kidnap infant nephew

A Corbin man accused of plotting to kidnap his infant nephew and hold him for a $50,000 ransom was indicted Monday in Whitley Circuit Court. Forty-nine-year-old Doyle Fox was indicted on one count of criminal solicitation to commit kidnapping stemming from the alleged incident on...

City commission approves Hunt’s severance package

Former Corbin Arena Manager Connie Hunt will receive a severance package after all. The Corbin City Commission voted 3-1 Monday night to give Hunt the three-month package that city officials agreed to when she resigned on June 24. No mention of the package was made when...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016

By popular demand, Annexation efforts ceased

About 36 people attended a meeting of the Corbin Planning Commission recently, most to oppose an annexation plan. Corbin city officials said Monday that an effort to annex along Browning Acres Road, Barton Mill Road and Gordon Hill Pike is effectively dead. At the regularly...

Trio of motorcycle thieves indicted

A Whitley County grand jury has indicted three Corbin residents in connection with several motorcycles that were reported stolen from a Corbin business. Thirty-three-year-old Terry W. Mullis, 25-year-old Franklin A. Parks and 24-year-old Harry Castle were each indicted Monday in...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016

Meth Conspirators Plead Guilty

A Corbin and Lily man have each pleaded guilty to their respective parts in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Whitley County. Bradley Justin Lawson, 33, of Corbin and Christopher L. Jones, 24, of Lily each admitted in U.S. District Court in London to traveling to...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016

KWAS and Mobile Mutts host Summer Garden Party

The Knox Whitley Animal Shelter (KWAS), in collaboration with Mobile Mutts Rescue Transport, are hosting the Summer Garden Party in an effort to raise money to help with providing care to local animals. All proceeds from this event will contribute towards spay and neuter...

Digital Edition for 7-20-16

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All-Stars baseball update for Wednesday, July 20

After Tuesday night, the summer 2016 All-Stars baseball season has officially come to an end in Corbin. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Column: Every year I’m amazed by how some people act at Little League games

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Tri-County Sports Authority gearing up for tenth season of youth football in 2016

The Tri-County Sports Authority has been giving youth in this area the opportunity to learn the game of football for ten years now, and after a decade of success, current TCSA President Chad Estep says that he is excited about what the future will hold for the organization.
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